Feb 11, 2013 10:00am PST
have to admire him. >> and here at home one day ahead of president obama's state of the union address, vice president biden is meeting with law enforcement officials in philadelphia about reducing gun violence. while victims of gun violence, like former congresswoman gabby giffords, takes a stand. >> we have a problem where we shop, where we pray, where our children go to school. take it from me. congress must act. >> and this hour president obama will be awarding the medal of army to staff sergeant clinton for courage under fire in afghanistan. he is only the fourth living recipient of the military's highest honor for service in iraq or afghanistan. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. a stunning announcement this morning from rome. pope benedict xvi is abdicating his office. joining me now is ann thompson, lee at st. patrick's cathedral in new york city, of course, and nbc vatican analyst george weigel is here with me, and we begin with claudio. you were shocked by this. people in st. peter's square didn't even know that it was happening. tell us what happened. >> n
Feb 11, 2013 1:00pm EST
. >>> president obama is putting the finishing touches on his state of the union address for his second term. the first of the second term. white house officials are segment nauling that he wants to focus on improving the economic plight of the middle class with investments in education and clean energy, enfrom a structure and manufacturing. that is not a prescription for getting a budget deal with house republicans. joining me now for our daily fix, chris calliza. chris, another big topic, of course, will be guns, and they're going to be a number of guests in the chamber of both members principalically democratic members, house members, as well as, of course, mrs. obama who are victims of gun violence. right now at this hour the vice president is in philadelphia meeting with law enforcement officials, with mibz of congress, of course, the mayor, local police cheefdz, and talking about this just as tle there was a shooting at the courthouse in bloomington, delaware. >> right. >> where do you think the press will try to move the gun debate first in the state of the union? >> sure, i mean, loo
Feb 8, 2013 10:00am PST
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